The Mississippi Board of Pharmacy was established by legislative action in 1920. The mission of the Board is to protect and promote the health of Mississippi citizens by regulating and controlling the practice of pharmacy and the distribution of prescription drugs and devices.
The Mississippi Board of Pharmacy is comprised of seven pharmacist members, all appointed by the Governor. They are assisted by an administrative staff headed by an Executive Director appointed by the Board.
The Mississippi Board of Pharmacy has moved to expanded facilities located at 6360 I 55 North, Suite 400, Jackson, Mississippi 39211.Telephone numbers for the new location are 601-899-8880 for the main office and fax at 601-899-8851. The Prescription Monitoring Program may be reached at 601-899-0138 and fax at 601-899-8904.
MBP Board Meeting Summary Report: November 2018 | 11/16/2018The Mississippi Board of Pharmacy met on November 15, 2018 to conduct business and hold disciplinary hearings. Please click the following link MBP Board Meeting Summary Report: November 2018 to read a synopsis of the items presented or considered by the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy during their November meeting.
MBP Board Meeting Agenda: November 15, 2018 | 11/15/2018The next meeting of the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2018, beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Board Room of the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy, 6360 I-55 North, Suite 400, Jackson, Mississippi. To view the agenda for the MBP September Meeting, Click Here.
Opioid Prescribing Guidelines | 11/13/2018The Mississippi Medical Licensure Board (MSMLB) has revised its rules on prescribing opioids in Mississippi. Attached is a quick reference guideline and FAQ page addressing the changes. While the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy does not enforce the MSMLB regulations, we think it is important to provide this information to pharmacists who will be filling the prescriptions and submitting claims for reimbursement.
Emergency Proclamation of the MBP as a result of Hurricane Michael | 10/12/2018Whereas, the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy is charged with the protection of the public health as it relates to patient safety, patient health, patient access, and patient services, and;
Whereas, severe weather-related events can cause the displacement of numerous citizens of the State of Mississippi and other nearby States; and
Whereas, in the best interest of protecting the public health and to facilitate access by the public to drugs that are vital and necessary to maintaining each individual’s health, now therefore;
Be it resolved, in the event that a pharmacist receives a request for a prescription refill and the pharmacist is unable to obtain refill authorization from the prescriber, the pharmacist may dispense a one-time emergency refill of the prescribed NON-CONTROLLED medication, provided that;
This resolution shall be effective during any State of Emergency declared by the Governor of the State of Mississippi or upon the authorization of the President of the Board due to a state of emergency in a nearby State.
- The prescription is not for a medicinal drug listed as a Scheduled Control Substance;
- The medication is essential to the maintenance of life or to the continuation of therapy;
- The pharmacist must use his or her professional judgment, the interruption of therapy might reasonably produce undesirable health consequences or may cause physical or mental discomfort;
- The pharmacist properly records the dispensing;
- The dispensing pharmacist notifies the prescriber of the emergency dispensing with a reasonable time after the one-time emergency refill dispensing.
To download a copy of this resolution, Click Here.
MBP Board Meeting Agenda September 20, 2018 | 9/17/2018The next meeting of the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2018, beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Board Room of the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy, 6360 I-55 North, Suite 400, Jackson, Mississippi. To view the agenda for the MBP September Meeting,
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